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Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art

Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art

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03 June // 18 July 2021

Festival

NAISA’s longest running festival will feature outdoor sound art exhibitions at the NAISA North Media Arts Centre as well as on-line events.

NAISA ( @NAISASoundArt ) introduces its new programming theme Digital in Nature, which is prompted by a reflection on the pervasive presence of digital technology in public life that plays out in parallel to a compulsion to leave the technology of the city behind and disappear up north to be closer to the natural world. The works curated for this year’s Sound Travels slide in and out of different points of tension and sympathy with both digital technology...
NAISA’s longest running festival will feature outdoor sound art exhibitions at the NAISA North Media Arts Centre as well as on-line events.

NAISA ( @NAISASoundArt ) introduces its new programming theme Digital in Nature, which is prompted by a reflection on the pervasive presence of digital technology in public life that plays out in parallel to a compulsion to leave the technology of the city behind and disappear up north to be closer to the natural world. The works curated for this year’s Sound Travels slide in and out of different points of tension and sympathy with both digital technology and how the natural world is represented in sound art.

3 interactive outdoor artworks will be showcased during the summer at the NAISA North Media Arts Center in South River

- My Place Here and Now (Who am I Today?) by Port Sidney director Sandy McLennan, an interactive installation. Inaugurated on June 3
- Sounding Bodies by Jonathan Tyrrell, an immersive outdoor instrument where materials quiver with vitality. Inaugurated on June 3
- The Mycorrhizal Rhythm Machine by Tosca Terán (aka Nanotopia). This interactive sculpture turns a Grow Room into a Fungi and Sprout music generator. Inaugurated on July 29.

In addition, two other works of art related to the Digital in Nature theme will be exhibited. The work of Audio Bench, a set of two outdoor picnic tables equipped with listening devices, and Porch Radio, where you can experience the art of sound while enjoying takeaway coffee and snacks from NAISA's cafeteria.

Online Events

NAISA will host a special 24-hour online broadcast on July 18, featuring soundscape compositions by Canadian and international artists on the theme “The Unquiet Earth”.
In addition, on August 14th, NAISA will present an online listening party on Whereby to celebrate the 2nd Sound Travels Soundcloud Album which will be released at 19:00.
On August 28, NAISA will broadcast a 24/7 livestream of Tosca Terán's music (Nanotopia) obtained from mycelium in the South River area on the Youtube channel.

https://naisa.ca/festivals/sound-travels/

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